You asked for the following information on Phase 2 of the Bus Abatement Retrofit Programme (BEAR) scheme. Specifically:
1. All correspondence between Transport Scotland and Energy Saving Trust regarding views expressed by specific bus operators on the phase 2 of the bus emissions abatement retrofit programme and problems with specific applications to the scheme.
2. All internal correspondence within Transport Scotland about the views expressed by bus operators on the BEAR2 scheme and problems with specific applications to the scheme.
3. All correspondence between Transport Scotland and Scottish Ministers or their staff on uptake of and applications to BEAR2.
4. All information held on applications to BEAR2 from First Group, and any correspondence from First Group on this subject.